Off track

We now (hopefully) return to a semi-regular posting schedule… Hooray to the Federal Transit Authority for giving the green light to the Southwest Light Rail Line! Yeah, the Feds put their stamp of approval on the project and gave it…

That noveling time of year again…

What? Oh, yeah, it’s National Novel Writing Month again. So, for the 10th year in a row, I’m focusing my writing efforts on cobbling together a rough draft of a novel that will, in all likelihood, languish on my hard…

Doing something right

It’s one of those moments where I just know I’m doing something right as a parent. I was reading the Dr. Seuess/ Theo. LeSieg classic Come Over to My House, and it was pretty close to the end (pages 58…

Worth a ride

This photo was taken the day I took the kids on this, the Minnesota Streetcar Museum. I had a chance to relive, for a brief mile and back, the glory that was the Twin Cities Rapid Transit streetcar lines and…

An obvious sign

Let’s repeat a few things that regular readers already know, just to make sure that we’re all on the same page: My wife and I only own one car, of which she is the primary driver. I rely on the…

It’s just 6 months

In the upcoming month, my daughter will be entering into her first preschool experience. After three and a half years of myself being her only teacher, she has been enrolled in an Early Childhood/Family Education (ECFE) class, my primary reason…